Dunvegan Castle on the Isle of Skye, Scotland

The chiefs of Clan MacLeod have made their home here on the shores of Loch Dunvegan since the 13th century. It’s said that the castle is the ‘only Highland fortress to have been continuously occupied by the same family for 800 years.’ Between the 13th and mid-19th centuries, at least ten architectural styles were used in the castle’s piecemeal construction, or in some cases, reconstruction. The biggest change came in the Victorian era when an outer retooling transformed the castle with a mock medieval edifice. Inside, the family heirloom collection includes the Fairy Flag, the Dunvegan Cup, and Sir...

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